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KEEP CALM & BE THE MOM

I was interviewed in a Boston Globe article recently.  They asked a variety of questions (and ended up only using the part about my work-out routine) but the main point I made during the interview was - taking time for yourself makes you a better Mom.  Instead of being "on" as Mom all day, taking time away makes ...

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6 TOYS FROM CHRISTMAS I WANT TO PUNCH IN THE FACE

Boy was I a sucker this year.  A toy commercial would come on while I was fixing dinner and inevitably the kids would want it on their list.  "Easy!" I say to myself walking over to the computer and hitting purchase from Amazon, patting myself on the back with one hand while flipping an organic ...

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KEEPING UP WITH KRISTIN: THE BEGINNING OF THE END, A 3RD TRIMESTER EDITION

Just feed me and tell me I'm pretty. It's almost the END of January which means I am officially in my last trimester of pregnancy and the countdown has begun.  Wait, who am I kidding I've been counting down since I first threw up.  The New Year has proved exciting so far.  I skied pregnant, you ...

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Mommyhood

“YOU CAN’T HANDLE THE TOOTH!”

We've been on "Operation Lose First Tooth" since Kindergarten started in September.  Who has and hasn't lost a tooth seems to be a hot topic among 5 & 6 year olds.  (It reminds me of the 6th-8th grade talk of adolescent firsts like kisses and bras and periods.)  When the bottom right front tooth became ...

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Mommyhood

MAMASTE SATURDAY (WIN A SCHWINN JOGGING STROLLER!)

A couple of Saturdays ago Safety 1st invited me to a really fun event called Mamaste Saturday at a local Boston yoga studio, Bikram Yoga Boston.  Although I'm a certified yoga instructor and prior studio owner, it's been years since I've taught.  These days I'm more of a "let's squat while cooking dinner to burn ...

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